Nepal delays foreigners, 8000er Summits for the Privileged. Kili Burning. An Icon death, and Winter K2! A round-up of the latest news.
The Prime Minister of Pakistan made a startling statement recently, as reported in the media by Dawn. His comment was met with disbelief by many due to the dramatic increase in COVID cases and deaths. I reached out to my contacts in the Pakistani mountaineering community for their reactions. The bottom line, summer climbing looks bleak but perhaps in autumn.